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CSPAN
Aug 31, 2009 8:00am EDT
members of congress on how they use technology and social media web sites, and many this installment, a conversation with republican representative john culberson of texas. when you think of the political process, what do you believe the role of social media is as far as how folks like you communicate to the folks at home? >> guest: my job description is representative, and the most imporant part of that, of course, is to use my own good judgment based on my core principles and knowledge i have based on the feelings of my district to vote to represent them up here, but equally important is my role as communicator to make sure i keep them plugged in and insuring that they know what's being done here in washington. so i use social media, i see social media as a vital part of my job in communicating with my constituents, and quite frankly, i'm a very passionate jeffersonian republican who believes strongly in the tenth amendment and that we need to get the federal government away from my kids, my home, etc., let texas run texas, and i think social media will, frankly, be the root of the
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 6:00am EDT
used that gift to touch as many lives an write as many wrongs as the years would allow. we can still hear his voice bellowing through the senate chamber, a convertible force of nature in support of healthcare, or workers rights or civil rights. and yet, as has been noted, while his causes became deeply personal, his disagreements never did. while he was seen by his fiercest critics as a partisan lightning rod, that is not the prism through which ted kennedy saw the world, nor was it the prism through which his colleagues saw ted kennedy. he was a product of an age when the joy and nobility of politics prefshlted differences of party -- prevented differences of party from becoming barriers of cooperation and mutual respect. a time when adversaries still saw each other as patriots. atest legislature of our time. he did it by huing the principle, yes, but also by seeking compromise and common cause. not through deal making and horse trading alone, but through friendship and kindness and humor. there was a time he courted orrin hatch for support of the children's health insurance p
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2009 11:00am EDT
the blest ♪ ♪ ♪ spare thy people lord we pray ♪ ♪ by a thousand snares surrounded ♪ keep us without sin today ♪ ♪ never let us be confounded ♪ ♪ lo i put my trust in thee ♪ ♪ never lord abandon me ♪ ♪ lo i put my trust in thee ♪ ♪ never lord abandon me ♪ >>> good morning. in the name of the very reverend father patrick woods, the provincial superior of the redemocraters of the baltimore province, and the entire redemocraters community, it is my privilege to welcome you this morning to the basilica of our mother of perpetual help, affectionately known as mission church. most eminent cardinal sean o'malley, archbishop of boston, welcome once again to this basilica. the redemptors brothers and fathers are grateful for the many occasions you've joined with us here and we look forward to many future visits. we gather today with sadness, but with hope as we mark the passing of the distinguished senior senator from massachusetts, the honorable edward moore kennedy. to mrs. kennedy, and all the family, we offer our sincere condolences and prayers. in this place of fait
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 10:30am EDT
this blessed and holy place. may each of us share in the gifts of strength and peace that senator kennedy found as he came here to pray, especially at the altar of our mother of per petal health -- per petal health. >> my dear friends, a few miles from here the city on the hill stands. in the sea toward nantucket, it's a bit more forlorn at the loss of one of its most ardent lovers. in welcoming you to the mass, the resurrection, to commemorate of life of senator kennedy, i'm sure i speak for everyone in expressing our sincerest sympathies to all the kennedy family, but especially to the senator's wife to his sons teddy and patrick and his daughter kara and to his sister jean. we share your sadness as we shared your love and your pride for your husband and father and brother and friend. in the church's liturgy of the eucharist, sadness with hope, sheer vanished in the faith in the love and compassion in the christ our lord who through his own death and resurrection has overcome death. and so as a believing community, let us now pray. almighty god, our father, it is our christian f
NBC
Aug 20, 2009 5:30am EDT
>> good morning. >> thanks for joining us. >> we want to talk about the traffic and the weather. >> let us get down to business. we have a hurricane to talk about. we have some strong storms by this afternoon potentially. there is a front that is to our west. there is a front to our north. some warm and humid air which means volatile conditions which usually means thunderstorms by this afternoon. partly cloudy skies about monday in central maryland. -- about 90 in central maryland. >> we have a few problem starts -- spot. we have been talking about westbound i-70 past route 29. the truck fire is now out. it is off to the side and no major delays with that one. not seeing many delays. the drive * look good. -- the drive times good. we are looking at a nice ride as well. that is the latest. back to you. >> thank you. a to alarm fire ripped through a baltimore county apartment complex. >> it happened in essex affecting a total of 16 units. our reporter is live at the scene with more details. >> good morning. among those displaced, 21 adults and nine children. the fire started in un
HLN
Aug 10, 2009 6:32pm EDT
crime there? here's what police are saying. >> these are firearms that are being used on the streets of fresno to do drive-by shootings. they're in the hands of the wrong people. >> it doesn't matter whether you're getting gang bangers in here or not, you're getting guns off the street. >> okay. guns off the street. you know, they have a point. the people who you don't want having guns, are they the ones, though, that are really turning them in the for the gift card? we'll delve into all this. joining us to talk about it, let's welcome back steve rogers, former member fbi joint terrorism task force. also, detective lieutenant with the nutley, new jersey police department. and joining us by phone, chief jerry dyer with the fresno police department. first off, chief, did you expect that kind of turnout? you've got people lining up, what, like three hours early, you ran out of gift cards. you expect that? >> yeah, we really didn't know what to expect, quite honestly. we hadn't done this before. i know other agencies had across the nation, but we were overwhelmed in terms of what the int
WHUT
Aug 25, 2009 6:00pm EDT
unusual biofuels being developed in the us >>: the beauty of our technology is as a consumer, things won't change, you'll go to the gas station you'll fill up your car but you'll be doing it with a renewable fuel. >>abirached: >>abirached: hello and welcome. i'm raya abirached and this is world business, your weekly insight into the global business trends shaping our lives. this week we are looking back at some of the best stories of the past year. as the recession rolls on it is becoming clear that china has not been as badly hit as many predicted. and as china becomes and increasingly important global power there is a growing feeling that her currency, the rmb could also challenge the dollar as the world's reserve currency. >>reporter: the cranes at fangchenggang hoist the lion's share of global trade in and out of south west china's guangxi zhuang region. >>: loads like these sacks of aluminium oxide are usually settled in us dollars - the world's leading reserve currency. but volatile exchange rates are adding to the pain of the global slowdown. so, to counter this, china is prom
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 9:00am EDT
questions through twitter. you can use the hash tag, dean and end or right it down on pieces of paper and there will be people going around and collecting them. so mike, who is one of the moderators, is -- he worked on the obama transition team as a liaison to the progressive community, he worked in the clinton administration, and he co-founded the wonderful blog, open left. tonya is the director of legislative and political mobilization with the texas american federation of teachers. and she has previously worked for afsme-cio. so without further ado, i would like to introduce my friend, dr. howard dean. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> do you want to start with some opening remarks. >> sure. i'm really looking forward to this. let me just say a couple things. first of all, the people in this room are going to be the most important people in america over the next 8 to 10 weeks while we get this thing done, because we're seeing extraordinary things being said that are flatout not true, there's maliciously untrue and the only way to counter those is the netsukes we really need your help.
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2009 8:00am EDT
>> this week on "the communicators," a discussion on how the internet is being used to provide transparency in the workings of government. our guest is ellen miller of the sunlight foundation. >> host: elleen miller is the executive directer of the sunlight foundation, and she's our guest on "the communicators" to talk about politics, money and technology. pead pedro is joining in the questioning this week. if you could start by telling us what the sunlight foundation and what it does. >> guest: sure. well, it's a 3-year-old nonprofit, nonpartisan institution that was designed to create greater transparency for the work of the u.s. government using new technology. so the internet and technologies that understand lie it are at the heart of every single thing that we do, and we're interested in transparency, particularly data and information about government and using the technology to put it into the hands of citizens where it really belongs. >> host: and how do you use that technology, and what kind of technology do you use? >> guest: well, there are several pieces to it. one,
ABC
Aug 24, 2009 6:30pm EDT
pitching products have actually used them? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good evening. it was two months ago tomorrow the world learned michael jackson was dead and for the first time tonight we now know definitively what killed him with a chilling time line the drugs jackson was given in the final hours of his life. the l.a. coroner concluded he died of a lethal amount of the anesthetic propofol and reports that homicide charge was be coming next. mike von fremd is in los angeles to start us off. good reasoning. >> reporter: good evening. court damages are revealing. michael jackson's doctor said he was trying to wean him off of the potential lethal pain medication but that didn't stop the doctor from administering one last dose that the coroner now says ended michael jackson's life. after months of speculation the many court documents tell the grim story of the day jackson died. jackson's doctor had been treatmenting the insomia for weeks. exparties with propofol. murray was concerned that jackson was becoming increasingly addicted to propofol and introduced other drugs to help
WHUT
Aug 4, 2009 6:17pm EDT
reduced power consumption and low impact production processes. for the rest of us well, they just look stylish. >>reporter: when it comes to technology, less is more. we want it smaller and more powerful; to look better and sound better. which is why scientists at warwick university in the uk have invented a revolutionary new thin and flexible speaker - which actually started out life as a sheet of tin foil and some baking paper. >>billson: this is essentially what we call an electro static speaker. and that means it works by converting electrical voltage to sound. a conventional loudspeaker, one of these, converts electrical current to sound. now this as you can see is relatively small which means that sound goes off in all directions. because this is a relatively large area, and all the sound resonates at the same phase & frequency, this means it's a lot more directional than conventional speakers >>reporter: this material can't produce bass level frequencies at the moment, so it could only really replace your tweeters. it'll also need to be driven by a different kind of amp but on t
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 8:00pm EDT
began to talk about the organization of this great service, the happy thought emerged to use part of these letters to show the warm and paternal spirit of pope benedict xvi. most holy father, i ask the benefits -- president obama to personally handle this letter to you. as a man of deep faith himself, he understands how important my roman catholic faith is to me and i am so deeply grateful to him. i hope this letter and find you in good health. i pray that you have all of god's blessings as you leave your church and inspire our world during these challenging times. i am writing with deep humility to ask that you pray fit -- that you pray for me as my own health declines. i was diagnosed with brain cancer more than a year ago. although i continue treatment, the disease is taking its toll on me. i am 77 years old and preparing for the next passage of life. i have been blessed to be a part of a wonderful onfamily. my parents kept their catholic faith in the center of their lives. it has sustained and nurtured and provided solace to meet in my darkest hours. i know that i have been an im
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 5:30am EDT
tells us she must monitor him 24 hours a day along with 28-year-old calvin locknear, police picked up two teens in connection with tuesday's beating. emmanuel mill areand zachary. both face charges except the hate crime because they tell police that locknear was the ring leader in this racial attack. >> we're not in a position to know the full extent of their beliefs and a lot about their lives. >> it's not the group giving the direction, it's the people belonging to the groups for whatever reason who tend to be acting on their own ideology. >> there are 13 known racist groups active in our state including the maryland skinheads. a 2007 documentary you are watching right now is posted on youtube. >>> the world health organization is warning that swine flu could soon explode back on the scene. officials say most countries may see swine flu cases double every three to four days until peak transmission is reached. >>> robert novak will be laid to rest today. he passed away tuesday after a long battle with cancer. he sparked a major controversy after revealing the identity of valerie p
NBC
Aug 24, 2009 3:00am EDT
about you? >> a bit erwhelming. we appreciate their support that they've given us the years that weve been here. it is just an opportunity for us to show that we care and make sure their children get home safely. [ speaking spanish ] >> he is kind of like a neighborhood hero. >> absolutely. >> was a pillar in this community. >> their son, marcus, was born in 1998 and to the relief of joan's family, the two married in january, 2000. and this is where we would like to have used the words happily ever after but, of course, that's not why we're here. things happened. the first thing was vincent's odd disappearances. >> he would leave for three days. wouldn't say where he was going. he would come back and joannie could not question his whereabouts or who he was with or what he was doing. that behavior was extremely strange. >> they fell out of love, they divorced, they fell in love again, they had a daughter, lindsay. joannie said her brother worked very hard at this. >> joannie wanted her children to have a father. she wantedt to be husband and wife. that was her main concern, that h
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2009 8:00pm EDT
used to provide transparency in the workings of government. our guest is ellen miller of the sunlight foundation. >> ellen miller is directing of sunlight and is the guest this week on "the communicators" to talk about politics money and technology. producer of the communicators is joining in the questioning this week. ms. miller if you could start by telling about the sunlight foundation is and what it does. >> it is a 3-year-old nonprofit non-partisan institution that was designed to create greater transparency for the work of the u.s. government using the technology so the internet and of technologies underlying are at the heart of everything we do and we are interested in transparency particularly data and information about government and using the technology to put it in the head of citizens where it belongs. >> and how do you use the technology and what kind of technology to use? >> we use several pieces. one as the sort of core of our work is making sure that information produced and about the u.s. congress and exit of privilege and the regulatory agencies is available online i
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 9:30am EDT
the country on cnn express. joining us from the missouri state fair. talk about getting the pulse of america, what are you hearing? >> reporter: we have been driving from atlanta to des moines and passed through georgia, tennessee, kentucky, illinois, missouri, heading into kansas and iowa. we're talking to people in places smaller than what would get media coverage about health care. as the health care debate was heating up on tv, we were trying to get a quieter discussion going. there was plenty of disagreement where we went. we ended up in an interesting place, northwestern kentucky on the illinois border. we had a bit of a town hall meeting. one was a democratic candidate who ran in the last election and lost. she had very, very strong views on health care. here is a bit of a taste of what she told us. >> well, my husband and i are two of the 47 million plus that don't have health care. i'm not talking insurance. i want health care. my husband had diabetes and a bout with cancer. what insurance company is going to cover us. if i get sick, i'm going to the emergency room. who is t
MSNBC
Aug 9, 2009 7:30am EDT
of trying to beat the pirates, why not use them to the company's advantage? >> i would say eight ounces in weight for $10 a piece. >> the nasdaq marketing team put together a campaign. >> one, two, three, go! >> they used a social networking site twitter to send out messages to more than 1,000 followers to give out clues to help people find real bags where they could expect to find cheap copies. how many people will show up and how fast? >> there's the likelihood within ten to tiff fine minutes they could be sold out. >> he was right. it took less time than that. >> i probably have 10 to 12 friend following on your twitter. >> the campaign was not a money-maker. they sold the bags at $10. they considered cool enough to be copied by a pirate elevated the brand. >> you are walking along and seeing, okay, here's the armani and the chenel. and then who is rachel mesnik? >>> across the country, a video game entrepreneur also found a way to nix the pirates. >> we put up a sign that said pirates we are your friends. i would do that because whereas everybody else in the industry is shunn
HLN
Aug 10, 2009 5:00pm EDT
show. we love hearing from you. call in on any topic. the number, 1-877-tell-hln. e-mail us or text us. start your message with the word "prime." it's your chance to be heard. >>> welcome once again. this is "prime news." i'm mike galanos. lots to get to. let's get right after it here. breaking, urgent developments in the michael jackson case. entertainment tonight is reporting the king of pop was finally buried in secret. we'll get to that. his resting place, forest lawn cemetery in hollywood. and this just in today. the los angeles county coroner's office has completed its report on jackson's death. so when are we going to find out what killed him? we'll take your calls, 1-877-tell hln is the number. joining us to talk about it, russell weston, attorney, also with us, steve rogers, detective lieutenant, nutley new jersey police department. also, former member of the joint terrorism task force. anita kay is with us, criminal defense attorney, former prosecutor. and also joining us, ted rowlands, he's been covering this since day one on our sister network, cnn. ted, right to you on
FOX
Aug 17, 2009 5:30pm EDT
the harbor with the very latest. >>reporter: police sources tell us that surveillance camera have not been helpful. that's because it was so crowded here when that shooting occurred on saturday night. still they say they do have several leads in the case. midday monday. >> i don't think i would be coming down here for dinner. >>reporter: carter from north carolina. >> maybe after dark i would be more concerned. >>reporter: many tourist are talking about the shooting inside the light street pavilion saturday night. police say it was a gang feud that led to the gunfire. the mayor blames weak state law and lenient judges for churning out repeat offenders. >> they were carrying weapons on them. that's why we keep focusing on the legislation at the state to give some to deal with illegal guns. i guarantee you they caught that guy he would have been out the next day. slap on the hand. >>reporter: police say they are not increasing patrols. instead they are changing tactics and being more aggressive. >> we need to be vigilant. >>reporter: officials at harbor place tonight say that they are n
CNBC
Aug 16, 2009 7:30pm EDT
. >>> so the big news this week is not so much what the fed did, but what it said. and joining us now to help interpret that and where the markets and the economy may be going next, mike cuggino is manager of the permanent portfolio funds with more than $4 billion in funds, and diane swonk who is chief economist at mesirow capital. diane, what the fed said is that financial conditions are leveling out and further financial conditions are improving further. do you agree? >> i agree. they are leveling out and they certainly didn't say they were soaring ahead, did they? >> no. >> well, saying we are seeing some cross currents in the economy, and good news and bad news. the armageddon scenario is behind us, but we are moving into an economic recovery, but it's very fragile and will be a rocky recovery at best. so the fed left the door open, the backdoor open to continue its quantitative easing, if necessary, and expand the balance sheet, although i it would like as we continue into move into 2010 to reduce the balance sheet and not raise the rates for quite a while, but certainly accommodate
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 12:30pm EDT
opportunity to have worked with him in the united states congress as his colleague. i admit, i used to hang on to his t shirt and his coat sleeve on the capitol when i was just a little boy. so when i got a chance to serve with him on capitol hill, all i needed to do was set my compass to the principles of his life. my father and i were the primary sponsors of the mental health parity and addiction equity act which was signed into law last year. this bill represented not only a legal victory for 54 million americans with mental illness who were being denied equal health insurance, but as one of those 54 million americans, i felt he was also fighting for me to help ease the burden of stigma and shame that accompanies treatment. i will really miss working with dad. i will miss my dad's wonderful sense of self-dep kating humor. when the far right made dad their poster child for their attack ads, he used to say, we kennedy sure bring out the best in people. and when he first got elected and my cousin joe was a member of congress, and i came to congress, dad finally celebrated saying, fi
NBC
Aug 19, 2009 6:00am EDT
racial profiling? email us your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> the combination of technology and detective work is burning one case to a close. police are being praised for the an assault and shooting. the entire incident was caught on a citiwatch camera. it was two years ago. she got into a fight outside a convenience store outside utah st. a worker watches the fight but does not do anything to stop it. she got into another altercation gun. without this valuable footage, they never would have been able to bring the person to justice. >> the sentence is 18 years. that is an outstanding sentence considering that the victim in this case never came forward. the prosecutor is using the evidence on the camera as well as testimony from the officers. >> she was convicted of assault and reckless endangerment. anne arundel county police are death of a three year-old boy. charles brandley was rushed to had fallen down some stairs. the three-year old was flown to the hospital. his injuries were too severe for just a fall. >> our officers were able to learn that he reportedly had fallen
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2009 5:00pm EDT
take place in the ronald reagan building. it will consist of four tracks focusing on using that for innovation and management. for our government. keeping the initiatives from the administration. stay tuned to our website for that information. tomorrow, tomorrow was very exciting. we'll be talking about innovation. contests. crowd forcing. all the fun things -- >> this event is wrapping up with housekeeping. tonight, an in-depth look at medicare, part 8. our guest is the former administrator for medicare and medicaid. that is tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern. >> as the debate over health care continues, our health care how does an online resource. -- our health care website is a resource, including video from town hall meetings you have gone too. and there is more at c- span.org/healthcare. >> flags are flying at half staff today. senator ted kennedy passed away last night. president obama singing this morning that the massachusetts's senator's ideas are stamped on scores of laws and reflected in millions of lives. >> sustained by remember priceless years together, i will try to carry f
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 1:00am EDT
that's all the time we have left this evening. as always, thank you for being with us. we will be back here tomorrow night. all the coverage on of the town halls. all the news of the day. we are here to toss to greta van susteren. >> pennsylvania, missouri, arkansas, and wisconsin. the health care town hall meetings are exploding. protesters are spread from coast to coast rand going on the word next. start your engines, g.m.'s vice chairman goes "on the record." remember, you have a huge stake in general motors now. in some ways, our next guest is your employee. now, have you heard about this new car that gets 230 miles per gallon? more on that coming up. how about our international multi tasking? not only is secretary of state hillary clinton doing diplomacy in africa but it turns out the secretary is busting out her dance moves in africa. we have got it on tape is she a good dancer? we report. you decide. but you have got to see. this [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- greta: the mystery, it's solved.
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2009 10:00am EDT
. right now, we're going to take you to a discussion on a survey on teenage drug use. that is the former health and human services secretary. a new study is out on teenage drug and alcohol use. >> better able to help our nation's teens grow up drug free. we regard this as a work in progress, as we try each year to improve our ability to identify the situations and characteristics that influence a risk that teens will smoke, drink, get drunk, using illegal drugs, or of the use prescription drugs. we do not ask whether the teens do this. a number of government surveys conduct such studies of substance abuse. rather, the survey asked questions such as, how many teens friends smoke, drink, or use drugs? or at what percentage of parties but teens and 10's are alcohol and illegal and prescription drugs used. over the past 15 years, we have surveyed thousands of american teens and their parents. we have identified a number of circumstances and characteristics that affected teens risk of smoking, drinking, and using drugs. we have learned how such things as stress, boredom, spending money
HLN
Aug 11, 2009 5:00pm EDT
-mail us cnn.com/primenews. and you can text us at hlntv, just start your message with the word prime. it's your chance to be heard. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> i can't get over that plane story. i'm mike galanos. this is "prime news." big news in the michael jackson death investigation. more than a dozen cops, including federal drug agents, executed a search warrant this morning at a pharmacy in las vegas. it's part of the follow-up of the searches of the clinic of dr. conrad murray. just yesterday we learned the toxicology report is complete. but the cause of death still top-secret. well, could this investigation be close to an end. could an arrest come sometime soon. we'll take your calls, 1-877-tell-hln's the number. joining us to talk about it, ted rowlands. jim moret, chief correspondent "inside edition." and also joining us, don clark, former fbi special agent in charge. ted, let's start with you. again, ted on this one since day one. what are they looking for at this pharmacy that's going to link back to dr. murray, ted? >> well, according to a source familiar wi
WHUT
Aug 2, 2009 9:00am EDT
used to hurt a little now hurts a lot? well, you're not alone. baby boomers are falling apart, but we can't stop exercising, right, because that's bad for us? and modern medicine can fix anything, right? well, maybe not. here's how one dedicated runner is dealing with the baffling contradictions. my name is john hobby. i'm an attorney in brooklyn, new york, and i'm 50 years old. (man laughs) how does that make you feel? ooold! growing up, i played lots of different sports. i played a lot of basketball. i played baseball and football. for the most part now, i run long distances, usually 2 or 3 times a week, i do some weight training 3 or 4 times a week, and whenever i can, i get out on my bicycle. when i can't get to working out, whether it be weight training, running; i feel bloated, i feel grumpy, and i feel like i'm missing something. there is a sort of broad cultural trend to feeling that you shouldn't be held back by limits and this can lead to a number of problems, one of which is a hard time accepting the reality of aging. (robert cotlin) we sometimes have a catch-22. how much i
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2009 10:00pm EDT
a civil war. and the other people are using bullets and bombs. i think owe israeli is a fascist and he would fit right in nazi germany as far as i'm concerned." all that and more right now on "countdown." >>> good evening from new york. a smear campaign that has nothing to do with new york. take party protestors coordinated by the health care industry now revealing that the fear being stoked seems to have far more to do with anger over who won the last presidential election than it does who does or does not have health care insurance. . obama meeting with six senators about the health care bill that appears to be stuck in their limited negotiations. democrat max baucus talking about a democrats-only bill if republicans won't come aboard. "if republicans aren't there, it could get to a point where democrats may have to go in a different direction. i hope not, but we have to face facts." i know. after he said that, some of us were making sure he had i.d. that he was max baucus. now more about the man senator baucus met today, the president than the health care reform the president is
CSPAN
Aug 4, 2009 6:00am EDT
acquisition regulation requirements. there is however a need for consistency and rigor and the use of award fee. we should incentivize the contractor performance excellence. i fully support the recommendation that we establish an evaluation factors. definitions of performance, associated fees, and infatuation scales that motivate performance and prohibited fees for unsatisfactory performance. it is effectively using these contras to incentivize excellent contract performance. it is in line with the guidance in december 2007. we will strengthen that policy by issuing amplifying guidance that addresses the concerns raised byjao and recognizes that our major programs, all board, and the requirements need to be tailored to their different mission portfolios and contract objectives. specifically, we will is expected guidance in choosing the right contract time, determine ratings and other categories, and the fee paid for meeting the standards. and ensure that the fee is not pay for unsatisfactory performance. we are committed to working with any interagency group to establish how best to what i
FOX
Aug 11, 2009 5:00am EDT
is taking used cars off the market...and helping drive prices up. used car sellers are seeing higher prices....as are buyers. what you'll find on the used car lot. in the meantime, general motors and ebay join forces in hopes of selling more * new* cars...how the automaker and online auction giant plan to do it. also, after the mortgage meltdown, is the market finally returning to normal...and what could that mean for home buyers and sellers? ...plus a look at gold...it's all ahead on this edition of first business. markets in a waiting game this week after digesting all the news that happen in the past week earnings season trailing off the jobs number not getting any worse it will we've seen over the past several months and now waiting for the federal reserve cut to give its blessing on any kind of into this recession. big news for investors this week but if you noticed in recent days the nasdaq has not been able to make a new high so since is banned and overall leader it could mean that the market may be pulling back and pull back motor running out of steam and certainly is
FOX News
Aug 29, 2009 8:00pm EDT
, the happy thought emerged of using part of these two letters to commemorate the faith of ted kennedy and the warm and paternal spirit of pope benedict the 16th. i want to quote from that letter. it begins, most holy father i asked president obama to personally hand deliver this letter to you. as a man of deep faith himself, he understands how important my roman catholic faith is to me and i am so deeply grateful to him. i hope this letter finds you in good health. i pray that you have all of god's listings as he lead our church and inspire our world during these challenging times. i am writing with the ability to ask that you pray for me as my own health declines. i was diagnosed with brain cancer more than a year ago and although i continued treatment, the disease is taking its toll on me. i am 77 years old, and preparing for the next passage of life. i have been blessed to be part of a wonderful family. and both of my parents, particularly my mother, kept our catholic faith at the center of our lives. that gift of faith has sustained and nurtured and provide solace to me in the dar
NBC
Aug 28, 2009 12:35am EDT
now using the nintendo wii to teach students how to perform cpr. here's how it works. you push down the victim's chest three times and then you hit a, b, a, b, select, start and then the person dies. [ laughter ] it's just phenomenal. it's good work. i read this. this is a weird story. a dentist in florida is being sued for dropping a mini wrench and a screw driver down the throat of his patient. on the bright side, the man pooped out a brand new ikea bookcase. [ laughter ] so, that's pretty interesting. i'm amazed. and finally, a man in canada was arrested for driving while watching a porno on dvd. in his defense, he said he was just trying to learn how to drive stick. we have a great show, everybody. let's give it up for the roots. come on! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: all right. tonight's show is huge. the one and only alec baldwin will join us. [ cheers and applause ] i love alec baldwin. i love that man. and these guys crack me up. the stars of comedy central's new show "michael and michael have issues," michael ian black and michael showalter are here. very funny dude
WHUT
Aug 11, 2009 11:00pm EDT
consulting with the government in the battle against terrorism. >> and what we do is we use what legal scholars call predicate based search so we would look at you and then we would go out and say oh there is are lots of different things in your life that may be indicative of someone involved in bad behavior, but it would als alsoe very clear how the government looked at you, it wouldn't be a wide net cast into a sea of data that brings back all of our, all of the innocent citizens that are touched by that net, it would be a very precise, very precise operation and each step in that operation is documented. >> and also from silicon valley the race to produce electric cars we tawld with elon tusk, the ceo of tesla motors. >> we are not paying for the cost of the co2 conzen inflation the ocean and atmosphere and not paying for all of these auxiliary wars and the other things at the gas pumps, you effectively have a sudsy difficult taking place at the gas pump because of that and the only way to bridge that is with innovation. it is to try to make electric cars better, sooner than t
FOX News
Aug 4, 2009 6:00am EDT
aboard, folks. 6:00 in new york city. thank you for joining us. brian is off. peter is here today. peter. good morning. gretchen: let's talk about bill clinton. haven't heard about him for a while. he has been dispatched to north korea to try to bring those those two americans who have been in prison. they were ordered to 12 years of hard labor, laura ling and yuna lee. now the president -- it's unclear who requested him to come over to north korea, but can he get the job done? he's known as a diplomat. the rest of the world basically loves this guy. can he make his magic work there? steve: the two women were working for a company that was owned by al gore. and al gore does have an association with bill clinton. i believe they worked together back in the 1990's from what i remember. >> they don't like each other, i don't think. steve: then why is he here? apparently one of the families said, remember, we've imprisoned the girls for 12 years because we think they were spies. but, you know what? we would release them to bill clinton. if bill clinton shows up, laura ling and yuna lee
CNN
Aug 26, 2009 9:00pm EDT
passing is sooner than any of us who loved him, served him would have wanted. he died of natural causes and he lived a full and wonderful life and inspiring, ultimately irresistible person. i guess my other reaction was just plain personal. i felt lucky, blessed to have come to know him personally. and to have learned a lot from him about how to get things done in politics. >> larry: senator warner, you're a republican, opponent of his on many issues, yet many senators, are using the word "love" tonight. do you use that word? >> you know, i was privileged to know ted for 50 years. you mentioned that we were on opposite sides in the 1960 presidential campaign. i worked for vice president nixon, he worked for his brother. and we boxed a good deal during that campaign. and through the years, our friendship solidified. and particularly the 30 years we served in the senate. and, joe, you remember we were all on the armed services committee together. he was very much against a lot of policies, certainly war, but he loved the men and women in uniform, and their families. and whenever we needed
CNBC
Aug 1, 2009 8:00pm EDT
-- we've got the personal loan and got the credit card debt. >> i think you used the magic word when you said fixed that was the magic word. looking at the difference between fixed debt and rerevolverirevofling debt, it may not be the same tomorrow versus today or yesterday. >> even her credit card agreement say fixed, put everything in double quotes here, they are not, john, right? >> no, laura, listen. your credit card agreement is not an agreement, a piece of paper with words on it that both of you signed. the fixed rate can change tomorrow or change pretty much for any reason, any time any reason rate increases and can happen any time between now and february of 2010 when the card act becomes enforceable law. when that happens then the interest rates you're paying on the credit cards cannot go up and change adversely is the term unless you do something to deserve it. meaning you miss payments, 60 days past due -- >> between now and make a lot of big changes to your credit card. john, when you have personal, you have different kinds of debt, you have to pay attention to your terms
NBC
Aug 27, 2009 5:00pm EDT
live for us in manassas with the latest. what a disturbing story, jackie. >> reporter: the officer told us that baby was a tiny girl. just about 7 months old. ine shs okay and is okay. she was strapped in a car seat. w noe driver of the w understa driver's licenseok rev some time ago. lshe a'so facingll i aegal immigration charges. now we have pictures for you. n't know if you can see em .h they areth pictures ofhe the t t it looked leheik wn a prince williamouolnt pyniciceff oer came upon the scene offf tsh crh on rug by ad, c5:45 this g. olice say the driver accelerated when the officer tried to s htoppim for speedi. e officer followed atlo a sr s speed and encountered a terrible scene. smoking car engine and man trying to stumble away. >> baby in the car. >> reporter: what did you do? >> went and started to try to find where the baby was and get into the car. couldn't get into the driver's side. went around the the passenger's side and able to force the back door open. >> reporter: the driver's hospitalized and under police guard at this hour. jim, back to you. >> jackie bensen
FOX
Aug 12, 2009 5:00am EDT
relief program may be in some trouble of it's own...worries that the money hasn't been used to buy toxic assets from banks. and more than two hundred miles per gallon. that's the promise from g-m about its new electric car....just one of the new models g-m hopes will rebuild its business. plus, as kids head back to school, parents look for ways to save. where they're pinching their budgets getting kids ready for the classroom without breaking the bank. ahead of hump days market action is one of those days where it's all about the federal reserve. no big surprise that the federal reserve is due to make its announcement regarding interest rates, rather the concern is about exactly what is its assessment of the economy. well tom, we'll also be watching earnings from the nation's major retailers over the next few days. we're talking macy's, wal-mart, coles, j.c. penney's. we certainly know that consumers, people for the most part are still reluctant to spend that extra cash and these earnings reports from retailers could give us a good glimpse into how consumers are holding up. and we
FOX News
Aug 8, 2009 2:30pm EDT
police, governor corzine is inside, we're standing by waiting to hear what they will tell us. back to you. >> rick: for the information and the eyewitness, jamie, that gore spoke with, and the exact same story as a gentleman who spoke with a while ago. christy chok in hoboken saw the same thing. did not see the plane that appeared was a part of the collision, but saw the chopper and sought to break into three parts. another eyewitnesses bill olivier joins us now on the phone. bill, where were you and what did you see? househunting circle line cruise ship that department at 11:00 o'clock with my family from texas, and i'm hearing a lot of accounts of people seeing it after it happened. we were sitting on the topic -- sitting on the topic of the circle line cruise ship heading back the statue of liberty, and my wife and i looked at each other and reset all my god, plane and helicopter going to hit each other. so we saw it coming together. it was almost surreal, in slow motion, then we saw that looked like and i heard reported earlier that someone kind of estimated that maybe the plan
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. your eminence, thank you for being here. you grace us with your presence. to all the musicians who have come here, my father loved the arts and he would be so pleased for your performances today. my heart is filled. and i first want to say thank you. my heart is filled with appreciation and gratitude to the people of massachusetts, my father's loyal staff who in many ways, my dad's loss is just as great for them as it is for those of us in our family. and to all of my father's family and friends who have come to pay their respects, listening to people speak about how my father impacted their lives and the deep personal connection that people felt with my dad has been an overwhelming emotional experience. my dad had the greatest friends in the world. all of you here are also my friends, and his greatest gift to me. i love you just as much as he did. sarah brown, president obama, president clinton, secretary clinton, president bush, president carter, you honor my family by your presence here today. i remember how my dad would tell audiences years ago, "i don't mind not being presiden
FOX News
Aug 8, 2009 11:30pm EDT
. social security is broke. and you want us to believe that a government that can't even run a cash for clockers program is going to run on the seventh of our u.s. economy? no sir. no. spirit seems from town hall meetings around the country including that last one where health and human services secretary kathleen city leaders and senator arlen specter of careful about health care reform in philadelphia. fashion statements like the ones you've heard of it to a fierce reaction from the liberal media. take a look america story on the countdown the astroturf of healthcare reform and desperate bid to defeat it. remarkable new video tonight of fake grassroots protesters working from scripts disrupting town hall meeting some democratic lawmakers do not assist on cable tv. then there's this from the new york times. >> the message from the mainstream media seems to be that these things are fake. their so-called astroturf. they're not willing to give credence to the idea that these might be broke people with real emotions. >> john ritter got from peter stood up beside us the highest for my patri
FOX
Aug 24, 2009 5:30pm EDT
harbor, this is fox 45 news at 5:30. >>> that brings us to our question of the day. did police act appropriately in the arrest of raven linebacker tony fine. go to our web site and tell us what you think. response could air tonight on fox 45 news at 10:00. police try to crack down on gang activity at the inner harbor, ex gang member gives us some insight on what could happen next with baltimore feuding gangs. he was a member of the latin king. he spent 12 years in federal prison. now he worries baltimore gangs are viewed as out of control and they may face retaliation from national gang leaders. >> these guys don't have protocol. one gang pops up and they form this pirate group of guys that say they are blood then they form the neighborhood click and they say they are the cip s. these guys really don't have infrastructure. >>reporter: larry also predicts there could be trouble when schools reopen and gangs converge on campus. we'll have more on that story tonight at 10:00. >>> baltimore couldn't man is found dead shot several times inside his home and tonight police think he might
ABC
Aug 30, 2009 11:00pm EDT
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CBS
Aug 31, 2009 9:00am EDT
cheney says interrogation tactics used during this bush administration were not illegal. >>> welcome to 9 news now. today is monday, august 31st. >> it is the first day for students in montgomery and howard county. >> of course kim martucci is joining us and has a look at the forecast. >> we have a dividing line. we are dry and south and east of us a u yoeat e avu yoyowith h we wilarstt withdoppler 9000 and do a litt. ur wnngdo ha cto tour. taking us down to chaprince inprce georges county this morning where i have been ngkitrlight rains opdrs falling from shady y side an deale points south and west. past waldorf to g ob wye river side and 301. it is all light and unless you are in this part of the viewing area your conditions are dry. little front south and east of us. low pressure is kicking off showers and storms and stays across the southern suburbs today. the rest of us will take a trip to the 70s today. partly cloudy skies over dc. 70 degrees, not much warmer than 73. cloudy skies right now 64. air quality is good. >>> find out how the traffic is shaping up. >> we have been tra
ABC
Aug 19, 2009 6:00am EDT
this afternoon they will be widespread. so most of us will be seeing the thunderstorm. looking at a high of 89 degrees. >>> let's check the roads with kim. >>> as we look at the outer loop of the beltway at liberty road, you can see traffic is moving along without problems. a little bit of building volume on both loops us a make your way towards the route 70 interchange. the beltway is mostly incident free, no problems to let you know about at the tunnels. glenarm, harford road closed in both directions, between long green pike and factory road because of downed trees and wires. in pasadena, ritchie highway at route 10, traffic lights not working, police and sign boards in the intersection guiding traffic there. the inner loop at harford road, that earlier accident remains blocking the right shoulder so just use caution. the jfx at cold spring lane -- actually, this is north avenue, and traffic is moving along without problems. back to you. >>> 6:01. how frustrating is this? the man knows it, county knows it, bge, fire department knows it, they all know it but it continues. linda so
PBS
Aug 21, 2009 12:00am EDT
, we made it our lead focus r"ectonight. damon green of itn has our report. >> reporter: this used to be an aircraft, and for those who boarded as passengers, there was no way out. today the man convicted of blowing a passenger jet into fragments and violently ending the lives of all 270 people on board, learned he will be free to live out his remaining days in peace. >> it is my decision that mr. abdel basset al megrahi, convicted in 2001 for the a jddq uq)minally ill with pros cancer be released on compassionate grounds and be allowed to return to libya to die. >> reporter: the destruction of pan am flight 103 remains one of the bloodiest terror attacks ever launched at the west and one which was immediately blamed on libya. at the time of the lockerbie bombing, the nation was a pariah state, internationally shunned, accused of sponsoring terrorism. its leader a figure of hate in the west. it was only after 15 years of sanctions that libya finally admitted it carried out the bombing and paid compensation to victims' families. and within a year, tony blair was visiting tripoli to sho
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